The vineyards at Barrel Springs Winery, near ProsserIs anyone out there having a little spring fever?Dan checks out the production facility at Pacific Rim in West RichlandThe vineyards at Bayernmoor Cellars, near StanwoodThe Columbia River views from the Maryhill Winery tasting room are peerless.Beaumont Cellars' tasting room in WoodinvilleFrom the Esquire Network’s “Uncorked” series, New York Sommelier Yannick Benjamin (at left) with Dan
Added Note: Lost River Winery 2003 Merlot received a silver medal at the Tri-Cities Wine Festival on November 12, 2005. Lost River Winery burst onto the Washington wine scene last year when its 2002 Columbia Valley Merlot earned best of show honors at the Tri-Cities Wine Festival in Pasco. The winery is another of those […]
Eola Hills Winery 2004 (about $12): A little more full-bodied than the Pinots you might be used to, I considered this a to be a plus when I recently tried this newer release from Oregon. Bright cherry and cranberry flavors are the highlight of a wine that tastes so good, you’ll swear it costs much […]
If you saw the critically acclaimed movie, “Sideways,” you know that one of the lead characters was constantly preaching the virtues of the delicate, yet finicky Pinot Noir grape while constantly bashing the more popular Merlot. My theory for the outcry – which led to a nationwide increase in Pinot Noir consumption – is that […]
1:30 to 4:30 pm – Beginning Wine Tasting. The perfect class for those just getting started with wines. The format will be relaxed, yet informative, with plenty of wines to sample. No wine snob attitudes permitted! Click on the Wine Classes Page for more information.
7:00 to 9:00 pm – Join Dan and Harborside Bistro Chef Joe Merkling for an evening of Pacific Northwest food and wines. This event will be held at the Hotel Bellwether on the Bellingham waterfront. Click on the Wine Classes Page for more information.